Karon Beach boasts a wide range of hotels, resorts and guesthouses to suit all budgets from backpackers to luxury seekers. Many people on dive trips are looking for cheaper, simple accommodation, and there are plenty of low budget guesthouses and hotels in Karon close to our office. If you’re looking for more luxury, you’ll find some of Phuket’s finest high quality resorts in Karon too.
If you are looking for good online booking deals, we recommend you look at Agoda.com – the site is easy to use, offers repeat booking discounts and has a very wide choice of hotels. See below for links to some recommended Karon Beach Hotels that you can book online at Agoda.
Please note that Sunrise Divers is not a hotel booking agent, but we can make reservations in high season for our diving guests in a nice family run hotel Karon Place which is right next door to our shop – very convenient for you if you’re booking a trip with us! Local day trips pick up free at Patong, Karon or Kata beaches. Liveaboards will normally pick up for free anywhere unless otherwise stated. If you’re booking a trip and are not sure where the trip departs from and need advice on a suitable hotel location, ask us!
Online booking specialist Agoda (agoda.com) offers a huge choice of hotels in Phuket and all over Thailand. We recommend you try these links for some recommended hotels in the Karon Beach / Kata Beach area not so far from our dive shop location. Check Agoda for a full listing of Phuket Hotels.
Phuket is not all about resorts and fancy hotels. In our area there are many lower priced guesthouses and small hotels. The Pineapple Guesthouse is a great option with private aircon rooms and also a backpackers dormitory – beds about 200 Baht, and is just a stones throw from our dive center in Karon Plaza. The Doolay Hostel is a good new place, right on the beach road. Some other suggested places like the Casa Brazil, Holiday Village, Divers Inn, NB House and more are within a few minutes walk. A few useful links:
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Similan Island Thailand Liveaboards
The Similan Explorer has been very popular in 2016-2017 running some interesting 3 - 5 day trips including the Similan and Surin Islands, including a visit to the Moken sea gypsy village at the Surin islands. She takes up to 20 liveaboard divers [...]
Prices starting from 4900 / day
Experience a totally unique Similan Islands liveaboard diving cruise onboard a Chinese sailing Junk. The Junk "SY June Hong Chian Lee" is one of the best known Phuket liveaboards, and carries a maximum of 18 customers to the Similan and Surin Isl [...]
Prices starting from 216 / day
Cruises in the Similan Islands / Richelieu Rock and also into Myanmar (Burma) with the liveaboard "Deep Andaman Queen". This stylish and comfortable liveaboard started operating in November 2003 and was operating in Thailand for 7 years before sp [...]
Prices starting from 7500 / day
The Giamani is a higher class Thailand liveaboard offering 2, 4 and 6 day dive safaris to Hin Daeng, Hin Muang, the Similan Islands and Richelieu Rock. Plus in 2018 there will be some trips in Myanmar. The boat was built in 1998 to IMO standards, [...]
Prices starting from 11000 / day
Liveaboard diving in Komodo and Raja Ampat Indonesia with the luxury Mermaid I. Since June 2011, Mermaid I has been permanently based in Indonesia, making liveaboard cruises to Komodo and also to Raja Ampat. The Komodo trips depart from Benoa Har [...]
Prices starting from 500 / day
MV La Galigo is a traditional Indonesian style 2 mast Phinisi sailboat built of ironwood and teak in Bira, South Sulawesi in 2012. She is running year round trips in Komodo and Raja Ampat. There is space for 14 guests only, with several cabin typ [...]
Prices starting from 400 / day